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an open questions to the audience. we'll go to the following order. sherazad and simon third and karen fourth. so kick us off. >> thank you. thank you, art. it is a pleasure to be here at cleaf's annual event. i will not hope not to put you too much into a gloomy mood. if you're trying to predict what is the next financial crisis, i think it is important to discuss the changing nature of these crises. 30 years ago, we had what we gnaw affection atly call the traditional type of crisis. only happens in emerging markets and contagion of these crisis was regional. so if brazil got hit, latin america got hit. effects in southeast asia were relatively safe. but in late 1995, sorry, 1994, early 1995, the world as we knew it changed. mexico crashed and something very strange happened. within three days markets in hong kong, india, hungary, poland crashed. we weren't expecting this and we most certainly did not understand what transmission mechanism was in place that was causing world emerging markets to crash just because americas cocrashed. you know when economists can't understand something
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massive flooding. really cool feature. simon thanks for showing that to us, pictures from up and down the east coast. we want your pictures. we're putting them up on the website as fast as we're getting them. you can e-mail them to us. guys, back to you. >> we've gotten great ones. thank you. and listen, why don't you help us help others. why liking our wusa 9 facebook page. we are donating a dollar for every new like we get. >>> outside right now. doesn't look too bad. topper is along in a minute to tell you how bad it's going to be or how good it's going to be over the next few days. >> let's give you some perspective on sandy. turns out she is the largest hurricane in terms of diameter on record. 945 miles. igor in 2010 was 920 miles. olga in 2001 was 865 miles. let's kind of put this in perspective. we'll move it onshore. if it were located over the tennessee valley it would affect people in des moines down to houston all across the gulf coast, the key west and up to bangor, maine. that is a huge storm. one reason we saw so much damage north of us. okay, the show. here we go. this
of summer properties. jerry seinfeld, robert de niro, paul simon some of the name 2s s that have properties out here. we wait for sunlight to assess the damage. it's almost like a video game on the roads where you have to duck under things and around things. took about a four hour nap, went to bed with 600,000 customers on long island without power. woke up with 900,000 customers. that's not people, just homes. so a lot more people do not have power. overall, it's about 6.5 million customers that did not have power. here it was about the surge in the ocean and the wind damage. the rain didn't create the issue. it will be about property damage. and as soon as we get first light, we'll go out and see what the damage is. a lot of downed trees. we've seen huge trees coming down in the surf through late yesterday. and in terms of the equipment, it's really so difficult to model that now because we just don't know what we're going to see when we get out there. it's been a tremendous element of electrical fires and in terms of first responders, we haven't been able to get to some. two fires on the
writer. co currently author, working on her first book, female chauvinist pig, simon and schuster, free press. hobbies, cooking, traveling, extreme cooking, gym addict ariel levy, born boston, 62 years of age, wife margaret, three children, democrat, harvard college ba, english. ma gill university, montreal, m.d.. massachusetts mental health center, resident in psychiatrist, three years. u.s. army, pentagon major, two years. faculty appointments, harvard medical sister, assistant professor, four years. george washington medical school, associate medical professor, georgetown medical school psychiatry, 20 years and currently medical answers,medicy television program, host 8 years and currently. author, 36 articles, four monographs and 204 professional presentations on adult attention deficit disorder, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, psychopharmacology. hobbies, acting, singing, power walking. brian bowls doyle. >> on the words psychopharmacology, you say, ariel, the psycho pharmacologist is the new drug dealer, like a park avenue drug dealer. is that how people look upon psyc
in washington dc. this is about an hour and 25 minutes. >> welcome, everybody. i am simon, and i am the president of the mdm ndn. we are going to have a wonky discussion today. but we are very lucky to have rob shapiro, our good friend edward luce, who is now chief american published author about his time in india and has recently written one of the more influential or at least highly commentated -- we just feel very lucky that he took time out of his busy schedule. he is in colorado covering the election. many of you know rob shaprio has a long history of leadership here in washington. helping advise bill clinton in 1992 and eventually becoming the undersecretary of commerce for economic affairs in the second clinton term. bob and i -- we have been brought together. it is a subject we are going to talk about today. it is back in early 2005 when ndn was reborn as a think tank from being more of a political organization. i started calling people and visiting people and having lunch with people and try to figure out what was happening in the american economy. it was data that i just c
's link in with brian schactman who joins us from montauk. we're live. >> reporter: thank you, simon. sorry about that. was that a few hours to assess the damage here on the south shore of long island, and i can tell you up and down the coastline there are huge chunks of wood, in many cases entire trees and in the areas where we are right now, they affectionately call this the barge or it was the barge. it was their summertime bar and grill. it's completely destroyed. they had a little bit of damage in the october snow storm last year. this, of course, is a total loss. they tell me insurance will help cover that. they hope fema will help them restore the beach. they have had at least eight foot of beach erosion. that is a story on the south side of long island which they consider to be averting the worst possible scenarios. on north side we sent a crew out today to get some images of the cleanup and some of the aftermath. of course, debris is strewn everywhere and some roads are damaged, and then the big picture of long island just to update people, more than 80% of long island remai
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